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FORGE OF FOXENBY
Written by R.A.H. Goodyear. Illustrated by T.M.R. Whitwell.
Stock no. 1324057
Published by Blackie And Son Limited. Good condition.

Green cloth. 4 b/w plates. 280 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Covers slightly grubby. Name plate to front free-endpaper. Some foxing and other grubby marks to page margins.

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THE INVISIBLE WAR-PLANE
Written by Claude Grahame-White; Harry Harper. Illustrated by John De G. Bryan.
Stock no. 1324056
Published by Blackie & Son Ltd.. Almost very good condition.

A tale of air adventure in the Great Campaign. Grey pictorial cloth. 6 b/w plates. 272 pages. 7.5 x 5.5". Spine and corners bumped. Covers grubby. Inscription in ink (green) to front pastedown. Endpapers browned. Foxing to textblock and prelims.

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JULIAN HOME
Written by Frederic W. Farrar. Illustrated by Patten Wilson.
Stock no. 1324053
Published by Adam & Charles Black. 1909. Very good condition.

New edition. Blue pictorial cloth with gilt titles. 6 colour plates and some b/w plates. 431 pages plus 10 page book list to rear. Spine and corners bumped with a tiny nick to top of spine. Some slight loss of the title to the spine else covers are beautifully bright. Foxing to textblock, endpapers and prelims.

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CHARLIE'S MASCOT
Written by H.C. Hook. Illustrated by Walter Paget.
Stock no. 1324052
Published by A. & C. Black Ltd.. 1st 1919. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. 8 b/w plates. 247 pages. Spine and corners bumped, tiny dents to cover edges. Name plate to front pastedown. Front joint and a couple of hinges are partially cracked. Light browning to endpapers.

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BIGGLES AND THE PENITENT THIEF
Written by W.E. Johns.
Stock no. 1324042
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1967. Slightly better than very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

"An ex-airman tells a strange tale"... Blue boards, gilt title to spine. 151 pages. Spine very slightly bumped/rubbed. Contents super, look unread. Dustwrapper is just a little rubbed at spine and corners and has a light vertical crease to centre of spine.

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BIGGLES INVESTIGATES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1324041
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1964. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Grey boards, red/orange title to spine. Colour frontis. Biggles faces eight diverse cases. A few small, light damp stains to cover edges and spine. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed and damp stained at spine and edges.

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BIGGLES TAKES IT ROUGH
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1324040
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a very good dustwrapper.

Green covers, black titles to spine. Colour frontis. 184 pages. Spine and corners slightly bumped. Slight discolouration to base of spine. Tiny white spot to front cover. Small, light mark to edge of front free-endpaper. Contents clean. Dustwrapper is just a little edge worn with tape repairs to top and tail of spine on verso.

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BIGGLES' SPECIAL CASE
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Leslie Stead.
Stock no. 1324039
Published by Brockhampton Press. 1st 1963. Very good condition in a almost very good dustwrapper.

Pale grey boards, green title to spine. Colour frontis. Bombarded by jet fighters, grounded by a sand-storm, involved in a desert gun battle - another exciting Biggles adventure. 170 pages. Slight bumping to spine, small nick to base of spine. Heavy foxing to prelims and to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge rubbed with a small tape repair to base of spine on verso.

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ANOTHER JOB FOR BIGGLES
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1324037
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Good condition in a good dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and vignette to front cover. B/w and two-tone illustrations. 191 pages. Spine and corners bumped. Some scuffing to cover edges. Spine slightly browned. Foxing to contents. Child's writing to front free-endpaper has been partially erased. Later dustwrapper (price 8s 6d) is edge worn and grubby to rear panel.

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BIGGLES GOES TO SCHOOL
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1324035
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a fair dustwrapper.

Even in his schooldays Biggles attracted adventure. Red boards, black titles and vignette. Yellow and black full-page illustrations. 193 pages. Spine and corners bumped. A couple of light marks to covers. Foxing to textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn with some loss and faded to spine.

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BIGGLES WORKS IT OUT
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Stead.
Stock no. 1324034
Published by Hodder & Stoughton. 1st 1951. Very good condition in a poor dustwrapper.

Red boards, black titles and vignette. 8 yellow and black illustrations. 191 numbered pages. Spine and corners bumped. Name in ink to front pastedown. Foxing to endpapers and textblock. Dustwrapper is edge worn and torn with slight loss to spine and corners, front flap is MISSING, rear panel is slightly grubby.

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BIGGLES FLIES WEST
Written by W.E. Johns. Illustrated by Howard Leigh; Alfred Sindall.
Stock no. 1324032
Published by Oxford University Press; Humphrey Milford. 1937. Almost very good condition.

Blue pictorial cloth. Pyramid Edition. Colour frontis. 6 b/w illustrations and 2 maps. 255 pages. Spine and corners bumped, cover edges slightly rubbed. Small dent to top edge of front cover. Spine slightly darkened, some light marking to spine and rear cover. Free front-endpaper has been removed. Foxing/spotting to contents.

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